Forgiving One Another

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The purpose of Primary 3 Lesson 23: Forgiving Others is to have the desire to forgive others.

There is not a lot for this lesson so if you find more great ideas, please share them in the comments below. You might also want to ask in the Facebook Private Group, LDS Primary Teachers- there are some really great people in there! 

The following are resources unless otherwise stated.

Teacher Study

"Point of Safe Return" by President Dieter F. Uchtdorf 

“Forgiveness” by President Gordon B. Hinckley 


"Help Me, Dear Father"- Children's Songbook pg. 99

"Repentance"- Children's Songbook pg. 98

"Follow the Prophet"- Children's Songbook pg. 110 (verse 7)

"I Want to Live the Gospel"- Children's Songbook pg. 148

"The Fourth Article of Faith"- Children's Songbook pg. 124


The Shiny Bicycle (about 3 minutes)- Heavenly Father and Jesus make it possible for us to receive forgiveness

Alma the Younger Repents (about 3 minutes)- Illustrated scripture story

The Primary 3 Lesson 23 Handout packet includes"

  • D&C 64:9 poster quote in 2 sizes
  • Forgiveness worksheet- draw a happy or sad face based on the questions you'll go through during the lesson.

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Lesson Ideas

I Forgive You- Several different examples of problems- write why you will forgive him

Be Ye Kind- Bright Idea Poster

I Forgive You- Walk in the other's shoes activity

Forgiveness- (older classes) Decode the message

Alma the Younger Short Story- Grab these cute figures from Latter-day Chatter to tell the story

Coloring Pages

Joseph Forgives His Brothers

Nephi Forgives- Scripture story figures

..Strengthen Me and My Family

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